Yielding compliant; not obstinate; submissive to guidance; as, a supple horse.
To make compliant, submissive, or obedient.
Descriptive term used to describe a cheese's texture - firm but not hard, pliable and resilient.
A synonym of "smooth", but referring to more "round" than "silky" wines.
Flavoursome; a wine that is ready for drinking now.
A term that describes an attribute of quality wines-- smooth and drinkable, yet with character and backbone.
Describes wine that is ready for drinking, with integrated tannins and yielding flavor.
wine which has mellow and rounded characteristics when mature
A well rounded wine
is a tasting term usually applied to medium to full-bodied red wines with a softer tannin structure.
Firm but not hard texture, pliable and resillient.
round, smooth, not too tannic or acid, ready for drinking
Wine term used to describe the balance of flavors in a wine
Often used to describe young red wines that might be expected to be more aggressive.
A harmonious, smooth texture; mouth filling but not astringent
Describes texture, mostly with reds, as it relates to tannin, body and oak. A positive characteristic.
Yielding in flavor; a wine that is readily accessible for current drinking.
A supple wine is one that is soft, lush, velvety, and very attractively round and tasty. It is a highly desirable characteristic because it suggests that the wine is harmonious.
Opposite of hard, but not pejorative as soft would be
Soft textured, round on the palate, fully mature tannins
Fully matured tannins in the wine will be soft-textured and round on the palate.
describes wines that are round and smooth in texture.
a supple wine has well-balanced tannins and fruit characteristics.
Describes a wine with well-balanced tannins and fruit characteristics.
wine of low acidity, a soft first impression on the palate.
Describes wines of a harmonious, velvety texture-often applicable, for example, to the Merlot wines of Pomerol and St. Emilion.
Of acidity or tannin : softness in a positive sense
Usually used to refer to red wines that are smooth or gentle to the palate.
A smooth and round wine.
Describes texture, mostly with reds, as it relates to tannin, body and oak. Tends to indicate well balanced.
Desirable yielding, refined texture and flavours.
Term often used for young reds which should be more aggressive. More lively than an easy wine with suggestions of good quality. The near synonym "amiable" is also sometimes employed but does not quite emphasize the extra connotation of "leanness" implied.
A term describing the body of certain cheeses when handled. Supple cheese varieties, such as Fontina, are somewhat elastic, consistent, and yielding.